Zipping through the road on a motorcycle may make you feel as if you’re flying, but there are risks and as a result, many precautions that you need to take. There is not only the danger of your motorcycle overturning to the side but there is also always a danger of colliding with other vehicles who share the road with you and even you are not immune to colliding with a drunk or distracted driver. When you do, you and/or the other person may become injured, which could lead to a lawsuit. Also, those driving larger vehicles may have difficulty seeing you until you pop out of their blind spots and this has been known to cause accidents as well.
Thankfully, there are some precautions you can take: First, wear a helmet, goggles and leather or denim clothes. Select a motorcycle that is brightly colored and stay in the safest lane, which is usually the left one.
If you have been in a motorcycle accident, it is especially essential that you seek out a motorcycle accident lawyer. The personal injury protection (PIP) laws, unfortunately, do not extend to motorcyclists and without a motorcycle accident lawyer, you could easily obtain less than you deserve. Our practicing Florida motorcycle accident lawyer, Howard S. Ehrlich has more than 30 years of experience with assisting motorcyclists as well as drivers of other vehicles. He is here to ensure that you receive everything you need whether it’s compensation for medical expenses or pain and suffering.